Did anyone else see the July issue of Glamour wherein they had a spread about the do’s and don’t of wearing pink? And then a picture of Bella Thorne wearing pink? It had a caption about how pink (hot pink specifically) is a DO for redheads, which Bella Thorne proves!
The problem? She’s not even a real fucking redhead. You can SEE her dark roots in the picture! Her eyes are way too brown, and her eyebrows are way too dark and her complexion is way too not-translucent for her to be the go-to example of what redheads can and cannot wear. Clearly, this was written (and approved) by a BLONDE or a BRUNETTE. Dear Glamour: YOU NEED A (REAL) RED-HAIRED CONSULTANT/EDITOR ON YOUR STAFF. Not a daywalker, not a bottled copper, but a real, MC1R-carrying ginger who worships cloudy days and indoor activities.
I don’t get why people don’t realize redheads CANNOT wear pink. I recently received a Stitch Fix with a hot pink shirt, despite telling them I was a redhead. I sent it back, very clearly stating that color was a major redhead no-no. Magenta can be OK, but save the hot pink for Barbies. When I was younger, I had a piano teacher who formerly had red hair (come to think of it, two of my piano teachers formerly had red hair), and she once complimented my red shirt because her mom never allowed her to wear red, orange or pink. Although that was obviously a more conservative time (she was past retirement age), that should say something about the fact the redheads shouldn’t wear pink is timeless wisdom.
What do you think? Do you wear pink? Do you abhor Glamour’s depiction of Bella Thorne as an example for copper-tressed women?
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